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House and Wall to Front Garden, at Hownhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Taynton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8935 / 51°53'36"N

Longitude: -2.3977 / 2°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 372730

OS Northings: 221740

OS Grid: SO727217

Mapcode National: GBR 0J8.6N1

Mapcode Global: VH942.DN9S

Entry Name: House and Wall to Front Garden, at Hownhall

Listing Date: 2 October 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125771

Location: Taynton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Taynton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Taynton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/235 House and wall to front garden,
at Hownhall


Farmhouse and wall to front garden; early C18. English bond
brickwork, plain brick plinth, slate roof, lead hips and ridge.
Five windows wide, one room deep, 2 storeys and attics: lower
extension on right. Ten-panel front door, up 2 stone steps,
bottom semi-circular: flat projecting timber hood with moulded
edge. Two tall, 18-pane sash windows each side, moulded sills,
flat rubbed-brick arches over: wide glazing bars on right only;
cambered heads to cellar openings below. Plain brick string
course over: first floor 5 windows as below, all narrow glazing
bars. Flat, wide eaves. Two-light casement window to lean-to
dormer in centre: roof hipped on left, similar dormer on left
return with panelled brick chimney rising from eaves beyond in
centre: roof gabled on right with plain brick chimney on ridge.
Roof has 3 gables to rear, left projecting slightly. Garden wall
to front house returns each end against it: square corner piers
and central gateposts, rounded top to plinth to piers, moulded edge
to stone capping. Gateway up 2 stone steps, gates since removed:
brick nib in piers each side, scroll top, stone hinge blocks.
Stone coping to walls, moulded outer edge, sweeps up to piers and
house, ending in scroll. Mounting block with 5 stone steps to
right of gateway.
Interior: original L-hinges to front door: panelled shutters to
front windows: moulded plaster cornice entrance hall and adjoining
rooms, ground floor. Wreath to handrail to stairs at foot, sweeps
up to landings: 3 turned balusters per tread, with panelled ends
to each. Single, fielded panel to spandrel below bottom flight,
soffit of flight above panelled. Dado panelling to stairs,
matching handrail. Tall, semi-circular headed window to
staircase. Forms group with farmbuildings, (q.v.). (D. Verey,
Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970.)

Listing NGR: SO7273021740

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